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Innovative Healthcare Education for Rural Centres in India

Monday, May 23, 2016 Indian Health News J E 4
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DELHI, May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

A new partnership was signed today that will bring world-class healthcare education and health services to India.

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160523/10146772 )

Leading Australian healthcare education provider, Health Careers, and Hello Health Services Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest multi-disciplinary healthcare organizations in India, have entered into a unique partnership to provide international standard nursing and healthcare specific training for people in rural areas, in local languages, and using the latest technology. 

The partnership highlights the growing relationship between Australia and India in training and education, and will enable both companies to scale up their operations toward achieving the vision of Skill India, to make India the skill capital of the world.

Commenting on the partnership, Health Careers CEO and MD Bijo Kunnumpurath noted that high quality education and training will be vital to improving the skills and capability of healthcare workers in India. "This partnership is of great importance to India, and Health Careers is proud to be working with Hello Health to train their future healthcare workforce," added Mr Kunnumpurath.

Speaking about the partnership and the adoption of new technologies that connect patients with healthcare practitioners, Hello Health CEO Suvanjay Kr Sharma said, "The adoption of new technologies to redefine the provision of primary medical care in India will require a highly skilled workforce. Looking toward the vision of Skill India, which is to make India a global human resource sourcing hub for healthcare, we are pleased to be partnering with an organisation like Health Careers that will bring international standards to training in rural India."

The partnership aims to raise the level of skills and capability of healthcare staff as they take up opportunities to become part the Hello Health team as the company expands further into rural areas of India, and also enable highly skilled healthcare professionals to take up global opportunities.

Health Careers' training and education programs will be available through Hello Health training centres and virtual classrooms in Sant Kabir Nagar, UP in the first instance, and then in more than 17 rural centres during 2016-2017. Students will have access to learning resources and leading educators from around the world as they open new horizons in the health care sector in India.

Both organisations share a vision to develop greater opportunities for people in rural centres to enter the healthcare workforce by adopting the latest technologies and collaborative tools.

About the Partners: 

Hello Health Services Pvt Ltd was formed in 2009 and currently employs over 200 clinical and support professionals, who provide multi-disciplinary home health services for over 90,000 members across 14 cities in India. Hello Health has opened one of the India's first "Digital clinics and Smart Cancer Care Centre" in rural area with advance technology for screening and treating the cancer patient at affordable cost. Hello Health got its first Venture funding in 2015 by Small Scale Industrial Bank of India (SIDBI) Venture through Smrudhi Fund (Supported by UK Government's Department of International Development (DFID)

Health Careers International Pty Ltd is an Australian healthcare education provider that has been educating healthcare professionals since 2004. Health Careers has trained over 8,000 students from India and around the world. The company has a plan to plan to open 50 learning hubs in India by 2020.

For more information, visit: http://hellohealth.in/

http://www.hcigroup.com.au/

Media Contact Aasiya Shaikh aasiya.shaikh@adfactorspr.com +91-22-67574444 Account Director, Adfactors PR

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